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Grades 4-8 Interscholastic Competition
St. Helen School offers many developmental and competitive programs for grades 4-8, designed to build character and develop teamwork. St. Helen School is a member of the Chicago Catholic Youth League. Go Knights!
Cross Country - Grades 3-8
Cross Country is offered competitively to students in grades 3 through 8.
St. Helen School competes in local meets, the CCYL championships, and the IESA state championships.
St. Helen School has qualified teams and runners for the state competition every year since 2018. Our boys team took 6th in Illinois in 2021!
Basketball - Grades 4-8
Basketball is available to all students in grades 4 through 8.
St. Helen School participates in competitive league and tournament play.
Visit CCYL for all information regarding our basketball league.
2022 - 23 Important Dates:
Cross Country Registration Due: September 5, 2022
First Cross Country meet: August 27, 2022
Basketball Registration Due: September 5, 2022
Basketball practices begin: October 31, 2022
Basket Ball Season runs: November 7, 2022 - February 26, 2023. No games to be played during Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks.
Individuals interested in coaching at Saint Helen should contact Director of Athletics Mr. Kozlowski:
Virtus trained through Archdiocese of Chicago
Concussion course certification
Complete coaching education through the Play Like A Champion Today program for coaches. (St Helen parents and fans receive sports professional development through the PLACT program)
Enrichment Opportunities for Growth and Development of
EACH CHILD’S UNIQUE TALENTS
In our enrichment programs, students learn the values of teamwork, resiliency, and leadership.
Students at St. Helen are encouraged to explore their talents while also having the courage to try something new or different.
Much of the learning that happens at St. Helen is beyond the blackboard and happens in our after school enrichment.
Each year we have a rotating offering of after school programing available
High School Test Prep
PE Games Club
3D Printing Simple Machines
Early Childhood Robotics
Brownies & Girl Scouts